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Sep 17, 2010 5:30pm PDT
>> and from all of us, thanks for watching. we'll see you at 6:00. >> buy for now. >>> tonight on "world news," force of nature, a strange storm in new york, a parade of hurricanes tearing across the ocean, is this evidence of the new age of global warming? >>> force of politics. sarah palin hits iowa. tea party candidates surging against the democrats in three states, and the newest arrival enters the national spotlight today. >>> comedy and challenge. jon stewart announces a big washington rally of his own throwing down a gauntlet on what is fact, what is fury. >>> and our "person of the week," a 9-year-old commanding the attention of the powerful. >>> good evening. as we came on the air last night, we knew a strange storm was descending on new york. but we now know it was something rarely seen in the past 50 years. trees torn up. roofs torn off. cars crushed in a matter of seconds at rush hour. the national weather service experts are puzzling whether it was a tornado evoking that iconic picture in 1976, the tornado near the statue of liberty. after that the armada of hurric
Sep 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
hit very hard by the storm, as you know this is not a part of the world where they're used to tornadoes which has so many scratching their heads tonight. >> oh, my god. this is crazy. >> reporter: in a metropolitan area, saturated with smartphone captured from so many angles including these pictures which window. >> am i really in jersey? >> reporter: this storm which brought high winds and lightning strikes did an enormous amount of damage in only about 15 minutes. shutting down the nation's largest commuter rail line, delaying more than 300 flights and knocking down more than a thousand trees. one woman was killed when a tree fell on her parked car right after she traded seats with her husband who survived. >> i keep thinking about is this happens. >> reporter: it spawned tornadoes and softball-size hail by thursday before barreling extreme weather all over the planet. in the u.s. it's been the hottest year ever with major atlantic hurricanes showing up further to the east and to the climate scientists have long predicted as the climate warms extreme weather although the
Sep 21, 2010 6:30pm EDT
disabled daughter. and now, he says, he learned something for all of us. >>> good evening. think of it as a one, two, three political punch. exactly six weeks to go until the november election, and three of the most famous names in america are heading out to fight for their candidates. first lady michelle obama, now joining former president bill clinton and former alaska governor sarah palin, as the power hitters on the campaign trail. and the president, well, today, we learned that as the elections loom, he is going to shake up and rebuild his economic team. more on that in a minute. but we'll begin with our senior political correspondent jon karl. jon? >> reporter: diane, today we learned that the president's top economic adviser will leave after the midterm elections. this is the third member of the president's economic team to go. and this, we learn on a day that the white house also announced that the first lady is about to hit the campaign trail. the white house calls her the closer. and with time running out for congressional democrats, they're sending her in. the first la
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